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Sundance Outdoor Adventure Society

Established in 1980, Sundance Outdoor Adventure Society is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization based in the New York metropolitan area, devoted to non-competitive outdoor activities for the LGBT community.

Adventure

TEAM NEW YORK AQUATICS

TNYA was founded in 1990 in preparation for Gay Games III in Vancouver. We welcome swimmers of every ability, sexual orientation, race, creed, status, and age (although you must be over 19, in keeping with US Masters regulations).

Aquatics

Gotham Cheer

Gotham Cheer is a volunteer group of adult cheerleaders. No cheer experience is necessary. However, we are looking for athletic people who want to make new friends and are passionate about bringing awareness to the LGBTQ community.

Sports

FAST N FAB

Fast N Fab, New York's LGBT bike club, holds weekly rides along with various social events, including a monthly dinner hosted by members at their favorite restaurants.

Cycling

NYC GAY HOCKEY LEAGUE

Celebrating more than 10 years on the ice, the New York City Gay Hockey Association provides an environment free of harassment and discrimination for members and friends of the LGBT community to fulfill their athletic aspirations.

Hockey

M.N.M BOWLING

Monday Night Madness (MNM) is a social, semi-competitive, mixed bowling league open to all bowlers, regardless of sex, race, religion or sexual preference. Our league currently bowls at 300 New York / AMF Chelsea Piers bowling lanes located at 23 Street and West Side Highway at Pier 60.

Bowling

NYC GAY BASKETBALL

The New York City Gay Basketball League (NYCGBL) is New York’s first official gay basketball league. We maintain an athletic environment free of discrimination for members and friends of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community.

Basketball

OUTCYCLING

OutCycling is an LGBT bike club set up to promote safe recreational cycling in NYC and the metro area. We host safe, fun and accesible day trips for all. We also have Back-to-Biking classes designed to get those who have not ridden in years back on a bike and comfortable with cycling safely in NYC.

Cycling

THE VILLAGE DIVE CLUB

The Village Dive Club is an GLBT friendly dive club for anyone with a passion of scuba-diving. From experienced divers, to new divers, to those considering diving- The Village Dive Club is open to all.

Diving

Big Apple Dodgeball

BIG APPLE DODGEBALL is New York City’s non-profit, community-minded co-ed dodgeball league for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and LGBTQI-friendly New Yorkers who want to play the competitive sport of Dodgeball in an athletic environment free of harassment, discrimination and drama. Well, minimal dramatics.

Dodgeball

NY Gay Football League

The New York Gay Flag Football League consists of 18 teams and over 200 members. The league has Spring and Fall seasons. League registration begins approximately 6 weeks before the start of each season. Players are assigned to teams based on a player draft.

Football

Front Runners

Front Runners New York (FRNY) is the city’s premier running club for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and straight allies. For more than 30 years, the club has supported a network individuals that range from recreational walkers and joggers to competitive track athletes, road racers and marathoners.

Running

NY Gay Pool League

The NYGPL, (The New York Gay Pool League), has been in our bars for 27 years. We play one night a week, alternating weeks between each team’s home bar. Our next 8-ball season starts in September and goes into the spring. We also have a brief 9-ball season from May-June.

Pool

Out of Bounds NYC

Out of Bounds NYC is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization which supports and promotes sports and recreational organizations with interests in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community of the greater New York City area.

Sports

Pink Pong Foundation

The Pink Pong Foundation is a volunteer table tennis organization for all ages and skill level players. Join us in our competitive, fun and safe environment and strive for personal excellence!

Ping Pong

CROX

Join us for rock climbing in a fun, social environment in NYC and Westchester! We love climbing and we want to introduce more people to this incredible sport. In addition to creating an environment where all of our members feel welcome, this is the place to have a great time getting in shape and meeting new people.

Rock Climbing

Gotham Knights

The Gotham boot camp is a great opportunity to introduce new players to Gotham Knights RFC and the great sport that is rugby. All athletic levels are welcome. We have a competitive “A” side and a social “B” side. No matter what your ability or prior experience, we have a spot for you. Our club includes people who never saw a rugby ball before joining us, as well as ex-pats from England, Ireland, Australia, etc., who were born with a rugby ball in hand.

Rugby

Knickerbocker Sailing

We’ve grown from the initial 13 to over 200 members now…Gays and Lesbians. We’re here because of our our love for the outdoors and the water. But most of all, we’re here because of the people…we’re a fun, friendly and down to earth group…check out one of our events to find out for yourself!

Sailing

Ski Bums

SKI BUMS is the world’s largest club for gay and lesbian skiers and snowboarders. Founded in New York City in 2003, SKI BUMS hosts social events and group trips to the world’s best ski resorts throughout North America, South America and Europe.

Snow Boarding

NY Ramblers

The NY Ramblers is the very first organized openly gay soccer club, formed in 1980. The Ramblers provided a space for gay men, who enjoyed the sport, to meet and socialize outside of the traditional settings of bars and clubs.

Soccer

Big Apple Softball

The Big Apple Softball League is open to all persons regardless of age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation or playing ability. A member of the North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance (NAGAAA), the league includes both competitive and recreational teams. Players of all skill levels are welcome.

Softball

Team New York

Team New York is a division of Out of Bounds NYC the resource network in the greater New York City area for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender athletes and artists, sports and cultural organizations and their supporters who seek active participation in the Gay Games and/or OutGames.

Sports

Metropolitan Tennis

Metropolitan Tennis Group (MTG) found its origins in the mid-1980s in New York City amidst a growing popularity of gay tennis. More than 20 years after its inception, MTG continues to expand in membership, events, and community outreach.

Tennis

Gotham Volleyball

Gotham Volleyball, first established in 1981 is one of New York’s original and largest LGBTQ sports leagues! Our mission is to improve the quality of life for LGBTQ individuals by building community through the sport of volleyball. Basically, we are a volleyball league with a social and community focus, and a warm, friendly, open environment. We have over 700 members, playing in our league games, and 8 volleyball classes (known as the “Power” Classes).

Volleyball

Metro Wrestling

Metro Wrestling is New York City’s accessible, gay-friendly freestyle wrestling club for adults. METRO athletes compete locally and internationally at Gay Games, World Outgames, EuroGames, Northeast Beach Wrestling Championships, International Tournament of Paris, and other affiliated clubs.

Wrestling

Be a GOAT

Get Out And Trek (GOAT) creates active trips and events for LGBT adventurists and friends that ease access to the outdoors and challenge the inner athlete while having fun and building friendships. Join us on a trip, get out, break free, be a GOAT.

Adventure

CHEER NEWYORK

Cheer New York is an all-volunteer adult cheerleading squad by and for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Straight (LGBTS) communities.

Cheerleading

OUT-FIT

OUT-FIT is a LGBTQ CrossFit group. We host regular workouts in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens as well as offer pride inspired workout gear. Our mission is to encourage athletes to achieve extraordinary physical goals while maintaining mental health and promoting social equality.

Crossfit